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From the Utah Jazz to the UTA, Utah kicks off Pride Month

Jun 2, 2022, 11:28 AM
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FILE: A pride flag is raised. (Photo: Laura Seitz, Deseret News)
(Photo: Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — June 1 marked the beginning of Pride Month and Utah officials and organizations took to social media to recognize the month.

Utah officials

Gov. Spencer Cox declared June as LGBTQ+ Pride Month, saying ” In Utah, we strive to sustain a culture of hope, love, understanding, and respect by celebrating our common humanity.”

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall raised a Pride flag at the Salt Lake City & County Building Wednesday.

 

Salt Lake City is set to host the Utah Pride Festival from June 4 to June 5. The Utah Pride Center will also host events through June 5 for Pride Week.

Organizations recognizing Pride Month in Utah

The Utah Transit Authority said it would accept tickets to the Utah Pride Festival as UTA fares.

Park City Transit placed Pride-themed graphics on its trolleys. The city will also have Pride-themed graphics in city facilities during June.

The Utah Jazz also posted in honor of Pride Month.

 

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